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dc.contributor.authorAssur, A.-
dc.descriptionSpecial Report-
dc.descriptionPurpose: The basic procedures for establishing and maintaining airfields on sea ice are presented. Practical recommendations are given for the preliminary choice of location, exploratory field survey, and the construction of the airstrip. Estimates of the required sea ice thickness for landing various types of naval aircraft, with and without skis, are tabulated.-
dc.publisherU.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.-
dc.publisherEngineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSpecial report (U.S. Army Snow-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.-
dc.sourceThis Digital Resource was created from scans of the Print Resource-
dc.subjectSea ice-
dc.subjectAircraft landing areas-
dc.subjectIce cover thickness-
dc.subjectIce cover strength-
dc.titleAirfields on sea ice : practical recommendations, with ice thickness table for U.S. Navy planes: DHC-3, R-4D, SA-16, P-2V, R-4Q, and R-5D-
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